Communications Manager

Cooley LLP
San Francisco

Cooley is seeking a Communications Manager to join its San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, NY, DC or Boston offices.  Under the supervision of the Senior PR & Communications Manager, the Communications Manager will play a leading role in the practice and department-level communications activities of a global law firm. The Communications Manager will play a critical practice- and partner-facing role in assisting Cooley’s lawyers and the broader marketing team with targeted internal and external communications initiatives. Working closely with select practice group leaders and marketers, the Communications Manager will help implement PR and internal communications programs supporting that group’s business development objectives, including innovative opportunities to build brand, relationships and reputation.  Responsibilities also include managing Cooley’s accolades process, including awards, rankings and survey submissions, as well as taking the lead on educating Cooley’s practice-group marketing team on communications initiatives, guidelines, standards and policies.

Qualified candidates must have 5+ years prior experience in a marketing or communications-related field, experience in a law firm or professional services environment, with a working knowledge of professional services sectors, knowledge of the technology and life sciences sectors, as well as broad legal profession and law firm market experience.  Preferred candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (minimum) in English, Journalism, Communications, Marketing, Business or related-field, as well as familiarity with video production.

Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package. EOE.